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Ethiopian Airlines black boxes show similarities to Lion Air crash: ministry

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:01pm
Ethiopia said on Sunday the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had "clear similarities" with October's Lion Air crash, according to initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster.

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman visited Israel in 2016

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 3:19pm
The main suspect in New Zealand's mosque attacks made a brief visit to Israel in late 2016, Israeli officials said on Sunday.

French PM plans new security measures after Champs Elysees rioting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 3:15pm
France's prime minister will present plans on Monday to crack down on rioters, his office said, after a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.

U.S. agencies have not validated Ethiopian Airlines black box data: U.S. officials

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 2:57pm
U.S. officials have not yet validated data from the black boxes of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed killing all 157 people on board, emphasizing the investigation remains in the very early stages, two officials briefed on the matter told Reuters Sunday.

Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 2:00pm
Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of the country's worst peacetime mass shooting.

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank go public on merger talks

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:57am
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger, although both cautioned that a deal was far from a foregone conclusion.

Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosques; bodies to be released

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:25am
Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their families for burial.

'You are safe now': moments of heroism in Christchurch massacre

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:25am
As New Zealanders struggled to cope with the deadly mayhem in Christchurch, stories of heroism have emerged from the tragedy, including a worshiper who chased away the gunman armed only with a credit card machine.

An Indian family grieves as hours pass without father's body after New Zealand shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:24am
Indian immigrant Imran Khokhar, 27, had dropped off his father at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch and was still in the parking lot when he heard the screams.

Parisians clean up after more weekend rioting on Champs Elysees

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:17am
Workers began cleaning up the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday after rioters ransacked stores and restaurants in a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.

Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:36am
The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

At Ethiopia flight memorial, white roses mark passing of lives

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:32am
Bouquets of white roses surrounded aviation staff as they gathered at Bole International Airport on Sunday to remember the two pilots and six crew, who perished along with 149 passengers in the Ethiopia Airlines crash a week ago.

Under pressure, Britain's May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:05am
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.

UK's Labour will force confidence motion if May's deal fails: Corbyn

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:37am
Britain's opposition Labour Party would force a confidence vote in Theresa May's government if the prime minister loses another vote on her Brexit withdrawal deal, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday.

Labour's Corbyn invites UK lawmakers to help break Brexit impasse

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:37am
Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to lawmakers from across Britain's parliament to discuss ways to break the Brexit impasse, just days before the prime minister is expected to put her deal to another vote.

Senator Gillibrand formally launches presidential campaign

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:26am
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand formally launched her presidential bid on Sunday morning, announcing she will deliver her first major speech next week in front of Trump International Hotel in New York City.

Fed looks to avoid crossed signals at policy meeting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:24am
Only two things will really matter when Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strides to the podium for his press conference on Wednesday after the end of the U.S. central bank's latest two-day policy meeting: Dots and bonds.

O'Rourke candidacy asks: Can a moderate white male win the 2020 Democratic primary?

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:21am
As he had done at several stops in his first campaign trip as a presidential candidate, Beto O'Rourke on Friday climbed atop a counter at a local Iowa business and addressed a small but adoring crowd. People clapped and cheered. Outside, some waited in the cold, hoping to catch a glimpse of him. 

As Xi heads to Italy, Vatican says China should not fear Church

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:30am
A top Vatican official says China's government should not fear "distrust or hostility" from the Roman Catholic Church, writing amid speculation over whether President Xi Jinping will meet Pope Francis this week.

OPEC's Barkindo says rebound in oil investments 'very minimal'

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:28am
The investments needed to ensure stability in the global oil industry are returning after a downturn, but the pace is still slow, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said.